It goes without saying the Internet is enormous, just thinking about the sheer magnitude of it is an overwhelming task. With Internet traffic expected to reach 1.1 zettabytes in 2016, around 140,000 websites being launched daily, and the average lifespan of a website lasting around 75 days it is understandable that much like space, the World Wide Web is still largely yet to be discovered and is a playground for exploration.
Considering all this, a visualisation of the internet in its entirety must be light years away… right? Wrong!
Using the Majestic algorithms of Trust Flow and Citation Flow we have captured the DNA of the entire web by measuring the strength and quality of every webpage link connection across the Internet, all together creating a visualisation of the World Wide Web.
Want to have your own 3D visualisation of the Internet? Follow the instructions below.
1. Download and install software
Firstly, you have to click on either of the links below to download the Majestic Landscape Generator software, save to your hard drive and run.
Windows Version. (.ZIP file)
Mac Version. (.ZIP file)
This software is provided free and is without warranty.
2. Import CSV file into the Majestic Landscape Generator
Import the CSV file of the entire Internet, which can be found below, into the Majestic Landscape Generator.
You should have something that looks similar to this.
Here you have your own 3D visualisation of the entire Internet. You can stop at this stage, or if you prefer to have your very own 3D printed visualisation of the entire Internet continue following the steps.
3. Export to STL 3D Print Format
Whilst in the Majestic Landscape Generator software, you then have to export the CSV file into a STL 3D print format as shown below and then save.
4. Open up STL file into 3D printing software to get your own visualisation of the Internet
Now all you have to do is open up the STL file in your chosen 3D printing software and export to print.
Your 3D printed visualisation of the Internet should look something like this.
Tell us your thoughts on our 3D visualisation of the Internet in the comment section below!